Treatment of Hemoptysis

Francis Hare
1905 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
lost sight of. The histories of the remaining 30 are as fol-loAvs: One died of Bright's disease, one is a chronic invalid from a non-tuberculous illness, and two are Avell enough to work and are believed to be in good health and free from tuberculosis. Of the remaining 26, 8 have died of tuberculosis and the rest are either inmates of the parish hospital, suffer¬ ing from tuberculosis, or are in failing health from this, cause. Thus, out of the 30 only 2 are in good health at the present time.
more » ... hese disappointing results are attributed chiefly to the fact that very few of the patients applied for treatment in the early stage. Of those AA-ho did feAV Avere able or Avilling to submit to the restrictions of sanatorium life. On discharge they Avere obliged to return to their conditions of poverty, bad sanitation, and unsuitable occupation. These conditions may
doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02500360060016 fatcat:gyj7e7jkqbg3jdgzupx72f42ku